Over 100 years old, the school reflects many educational principles set down by Curtis Wolsey Cate. Read story.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
This residential enclave of free spirits, located in the hills above Montecito, began to coalesce in the years following World War II. Read story.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
One of the most tranquil places on the South Coast is the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge. Read story.
Monday, January 11, 2016
An English couple, resettling via South America, opened the Ivy Green Hotel downtown. Read story.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
A cargo ship catastrophe brought the first Japanese to Santa Barbara. Read story.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Steve Henson's salad dressing, invented in Alaska, became a worldwide hit. Read story.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The new tech of electric trams, combined with horses and newly minted auto drivers, made Santa Barbara streets a challenge. Read story.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
He was a star of stage and screen and proud of his California heritage. Read story.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The city park once held a destination resort for the wealthy. Read story.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
E. N. Wood wrote a guidebook to the area, with unexpected words for oil slicks and earthquakes. Read story.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Among the many early artisans in Santa Barbara, Starke worked in native woods. Read story.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
A plaque in Alameda Park recognizes Dr. Doremus's love of trees. Read story.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The popular bandit character of the '20s was partly based on Salomon Pico. Read story.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Tragedy and innovation marked their thousand-acre ranch and its orchards. Read story.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Adding sewer pipes cleaned up State Street in the 1880s, for a while. Read story.